CubaBuzz: Issue 4

In an effort to better inform our supporters about issues related to Cuba we will be producing a weekly digest of articles on news about the Island; its progress, challenges and the ongoing process of normalizing relations with its neighbor to the north. Many of these articles will be very informative and useful for preparing for your meetings with elected officials when the 27th Caravan makes a stop in your city

Please note: The views and opinions expressed in these articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of IFCO/Pastors for Peace.  While we might not agree with all the language in the reports list below, given the rapid rate of change in US-Cuba relations and the increased flow of information about Cuba, we feel it is important to stay informed.
 Cuba’s development priorities in the new landscape

Elena L. Pasquini, Devex

Following the reopening of embassies in Havana and Washington after more than 50 years, Devex traveled to Cuba to gain a better understanding of the challenges the country is facing and the roles development organizations can play in this fast-changing climate.

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Will The Thaw In US-Cuban Relations Chill Cuba’s Revolutionary Zeal?

Ramona Wadi, Mint Press News

That conscience is ingrained in our internationalism, and is at the essence of our policies of international solidarity.  Learn more…
Cuba Deploys Army in Battle to Avoid Zika Virus
The Caribbean island has yet to register a case of Zika but the virus is expected to land in the coming months. Learn more…
March 21-22
While Obama is in Havana, Let’s Come Together for Cuba in the US! Two National Days to Move the  White House & Congress Learn More…
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